Said to be from ancient Metauros (Gioia Tauro, Reggio Calabria, Italy)
Until 1922, with Francesco Jerace, Naples, Italy; acquired in 1922, purchased from Francesco Jerace.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1925. "Recent Classical Accessions: Early Terracotta Sculptures and Vases." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 20(1): p. 14, fig. 1.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1950. The Sculpture and Sculptors of the Greeks, 3rd edn. pp. 73, 399, fig. 157, New Haven: Yale University Press.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 30, 178, pl. 18g, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.